Lot 75: HEARNE. A JOURNEY FROM PRINCE OF WALES'S FORT IN HUDSON BAY, TO THE NORTHERN OCEAN. 1795

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Description: FIRST EDITION, 4to (300 x 238mm.), large folding engraved map with the routes coloured in outline, 4 plates (3 folding), 4 folding plans, with final leaf 3N2 (publisher's advertisements recto and directions to the binder verso), modern half calf, near contemporary marbled boards, scattered spotting and staining, small marginal tear to L2, repairs to map and one folding plan, slight worming at end, boards lightly rubbed and repaired, rebacked and recornered to style
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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Literature: Hill I, p. 141; Howgego H51; Sabin 31181 (incorrect collation)
Provenance: Edward Petre, bookplate; John Drummond, bookplate
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